Advances in Food and Nutrition Research: Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research: Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae

Format:  Hardcover,

466 pages

Publisher: Elsevier Science Serials

Publish Date: Nov 2011

ISBN-13: 9780123876690

ISBN-10: 0123876699

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This volumeon medicinal foods from the seanarrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral (vertebrate and Invertebrate), faunal (Macro and Micro algal) and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated functional foods, as potential pharmaceuticals and medicines for the benefit of humankind by meeting the present nutraceutical demands.
*The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists
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Publisher: Elsevier Science Serials
Publish Date: Nov 2011
ISBN-13: 9780123876690
ISBN-10: 0123876699
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 466
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.96
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.0
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Present and Future Prospects of Seaweeds in Developing Functional Foods
Nutritional and Digestive Health Benefits of Seaweed
Marine Edible Algae as Disease Preventers
Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health, Beauty and Longevity
Sea Lettuces: Culinary Uses and Nutritional Value
Marine Algal Sources for Treating Bacterial Diseases
Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Wonder Kelp- Laminaria
Medicinal Effects of Phlorotannins from Marine Brown Algae
Biological Activities and Potential Health Benefits of Fucoxanthin Derived from Marine Brown Algae
Phlorotannins and Fucoidans from Marine Macroalgae as Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitory Substances and their possible Application as Medicinal Foods
Protective Effect of Polysaccharide from Hizikia Fusiformis against Ethanol-Induced Toxicity
Functional properties of brown algal sulfated polysaccharides, fucoidans
Polysacchrides from Capsosiphon fulvescens Stimulate the Growth of Gastrointestinal Cells
Potential Beneficial Effects of Marine Algal Sterols on Human Health
Laminaria Japonica as a Food for the Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes
Anti-cancer compounds from Marine Macroalgae and their application as medicinal foods
Marine Algae: Natural Product Source for Gastro Intestinal Cancer Treatment
Anticoagulant Effect of Marine Algae
Potential Application of Marine Algae as Antiviral Agents in Medicinal Foods
Anti-HIV Activity of Extracts and Compounds from Marine Algae
Anti-Allergic Benefit of Marine Algae in Medicinal Foods
Marine Macro and Micro Algae as Potential Agents for the Prevention of Asthma: Hyperresponsiveness and Inflammatory Subjects
Impact of Marine Micro and Macro Algal Consumption on Photoprotection
Seaweed Proteins and Amino Acids as Nutraceuticals
Medicinal Effects of Peptides from Marine Microalgae
Seaweed as a Source of Novel Nutraceuticals: Sulfated Polysaccharides and Peptides
Seaweed Lipids as Nutraceuticals
Seaweed Vitamins as Nutraceuticals
Seaweed Minerals as Nutraceuticals
Medicinal Benefits of Sulfated Polysaccharides from Sea Vegetables
The Perspectives of the Application of Biofilm in the Prevention of Chronic Infections
Osteoporosis treatment: Marine algal compounds
Marine Algae Possess Therapeutic Potential for Ca-Mineralization via Osteoblastic Differentiation
Extracts of Marine Algae Show Inhibitory Activity against Osteoclast Differentiation

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